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Congressional inquiry reveals secret Customs and Border Protection database of U.S. phone records

by Tonya Riley

CBP is conducting warrantless phone searches of up to 10,000 Americans annually and storing details in a government database.

Warrant: FBI argues that hackers could have targeted Anthony Weiner

by Chris Bing

To secure a search warrant for electronic devices owned by politician Anthony Weiner, the FBI argued that hackers may break into his computer and steal private communications relevant to an ongoing investigation, according to a newly unsealed warrant filing from October.

Faced with encrypted devices, cops choose warranted smash and grabs

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

It's clear that the increasingly popular security technology poses significant challenges for law enforcement. In both the US and UK, cops chose to circumvent the technology entirely by way of "lawful mugging."